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Why do so many Trekkies hate Star Trek Into Darkness?

Into Darkness contradicts prior Star Trek canon in disturbing ways and at the same time ends up lampooning elements of Wrath of Khan, a beloved Star Trek film. I'm a Star Trek "purist", but also a ...
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Why didn't the Universal Translator speak whale?

According to the film's official novelisation, the information coming from the probe "overloaded" the Universal Translator, rendering it incapable of working. The transmission's cacophony filled ...
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Did they have replicators on Kirk's Enterprise?

There's a footnoted line in David Gerrold's "The Trouble With Tribbles" (the book, not the script) addressing this: TEASER: INT. SHIP'S GALLEY--KIRK is talking to COOKIE, the ship's cook, and a ...
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What division colors were worn at individual bridge stations during the Star Trek TOS movie era?

Due to the time period, we're talking about the maroon uniforms. Immediately post Wrath of Khan is still early enough that they haven't abandoned the undershirts - the uniform seen on the crew of the ...
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Why do so many Trekkies hate Star Trek Into Darkness?

JJ Abrams himself has expressed regrets about how Into Darkness played out. In this Buzzfeed interview But by the time we started shooting, and this was literally at the very beginning of the shoot,...
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Is there any connection between the Vorta and the Romulans?

There doesn't appear to be any relevant connection. The Changelings of the Gamma Quadrant were, until extremely recently, entirely unaware and totally disconnected from the Alpha and Beta Quadrants by ...
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Did they have replicators on Kirk's Enterprise?

In the book The Making of Star Trek by Stephen Whitfield and Gene Roddenberry pages 189-190, it says there is an area that crew members can prepare individual meals if they wish otherwise it is highly ...
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